Comping Acronyms & Definitions
Work out your LWE's from your WEM's and your AIOE's to PPE's with our handy guide to comping terms and acronyms. Definitions are reporduced from a posting made in 2003 on the Loquax forums.
Comping - Entering competitions
Comper - one who does comping!
Winner - what a comper wishes to become when comping!
Professional Comper - media term for someone who wins a lot of comps!
AIOE - All In One Envelope
AOOP - All On One Postcard (enter all the comps on the one postcard)
CD - Closing Date
DISC - Discussion (Discussion about comping)
DTP - Day Time Phone (number)
DTT - Day Time Telephone (number)
E/F - Entry Form
FPD - Free Prize Draw
JB - Jiffy Bag
LWE - Long White Envelope (hopefully bringing news of a win)
NPN - No Purchase Neccesary
OOM - Order Of Merit
PC - Post Card
PH - Phone Comp
POP - Proof Of Purchase
PP - Plain Paper (and means exactly that, not lined or patterned)
PPE - Plain Paper Entry
SAE - Stamped (Self) Addressed Envelope
STD - Spot The Difference
TXT - texting comp
WEM - Winning E-Mail
WTC - Winning Telephone Call
Wł - W to the power of 3, means World Wide Web
Competitions Guide - Comping FAQ